33-year-old singer, DJ Arafat dies in road accident, celebrities mourn him
Ivorian musician Houon Ange Didier popularly known by the stage name DJ Arafat has passed away after his involvement in an ugly road accident that took place on the night of Sunday, August 11.
According to reports making the rounds, the 33-year-old artist who sustained injuries from the accident, died around 8am on Monday, August 12, in a clinic in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire.
Reacting to the unfortunate news, hundreds of internet users across the continent took to their respective social media platforms to mourn the untimely death of the celebrated music star.
See tweets below:
Rest In Peace DJ Arafat.
Peace To The Fallen! 💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/TLL58HffPF
— Joey Akan (@JoeyAkan) August 12, 2019
DJ Arafat 😭😭😭😭😭. He had alll the JAMS we danced to at every occasion in Cameroun. May his soul rest in perfect peace.
— Anadele (@Ana_dele101) August 12, 2019
— Xhingyyanya (@xhingyyanya) August 12, 2019
Davido in his first post had expressed disbelief at the news. See his tweet below:
Pls tell me it’s not true!!! Not my brother !!!! God why!!!!!
However, a second post from the singer suggested that he had accepted the unfortunate news. He shared a photo in which they were both spotted together and prayed the deceased to rest in peace.
See his post below:
😢😢😢 RIP YOROBO I LOVE YOU! ❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/4rXY07RK1L
DJ Arafat and Davido once collaborated on a music single titled Naughty. He has also worked with singer J Martins on the hit single titled Touching Body. He won the Best Francophone Award at the 2015 MAMAs, and was nominated for Best African Act at the 2015 MTV EMA.
May his soul rest in peace.